As a follow up to my post this afternoon that covered my initial impressions of Google Chrome, here is a collection of links I have found useful in terms of learning about Chrome and placing it into both technical and business contexts.
- Google’s first announcement, after the introductory comic book was mailed prematurely.
- The post indicating the Chrome site had gone live.
- The introductory comic book itself.
- Google’s explanation about Chrome’s Windows-only launch.
- Google revises the EULA language.
- Open source Chromium documentation.
- Gmail’s comments on Chrome.
- Google Notebook’s suggestions for clipping in Chrome.
- A series from Matt Cutts: Get Ready; Live blogging the announcement; Preventing paranoia; Answers to common objections; and EULA comments.
- Screen shots of Chrome at Google Blogoscoped, Lifehacker, and Gizmodo.
- Scott McCloud, the author of the comic book, comments on the project.
- Information Æsthetics’ take on the launch comic book infographic cartoon
- Commentary from Jon Hicks (part one and two), Nick Carr, Om Malik, and John Siracusa.
- Good reductionist synopsis by Rui Carmo.
- A very tepid review by Walt Mossberg.
- David Pogue’s review.
- Michael Gartenberg’s three minute dismissal of Chrome here and here (this is punditry?).
- Via Gruber’s Daring Fireball: Faruk Ates on Safari for Windows comparisons; John Siracusa UI notes via IM; David Weiss on Gears; and notes from Jesper.
- A long article in Wired by Steven Levy about the development process.
- Niall Kennedy covers similar ground as Levy.
- Privacy concerns from friend-of-Mozilla Doron.
- Eric Schmidt speaks to the Financial Times.
- Video of Sergey Brin on the motivations behind Chrome.
- Browser speed tests from Cnet, and Lifehacker.
- Gizmodo discusses the heritage of Chrome’s features.
- Pointers to enable Chrome features in Firefox.
- Julius Eckert installs Chrome under OS X.
- Chrome tips from Google Blogoscoped and Google OS.
I cannot fully explain why I, and so many others apparently, find Google so fascinating, but perhaps you may find some of the above sources useful and entertaining.